Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RABBIT HASH RIDGE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1023 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 EDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION TODAY...BRINGING
CLOUD COVER. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 60S TO AROUND
70. CLOUDS WILL CLEAR OUT LATER THIS EVENING WITH MOSTLY SUNNY
CONDITIONS RETURNING FOR THE WEEKEND. THE LATEST FORECAST SUGGEST
THE NEXT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION COMING IN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 AT IGNITION...MAX 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 3 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL AT IGNITION.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 3 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 3 TO 7
                    MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD /46500 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD
                    /46500 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (EDT)      1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........70     75     68     44
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............67     70     70     67
RH..............43     39     38     43
20 FT WIND......SW 3   W 3    NW 2   N 3
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....7500   7200   7600   6500
TRANSPORT WIND..W 7    W 7    NW 6   N 3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (EDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM
SKY (%).........43     42     31     23     19     15
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............65     61     56     51     49     48
RH..............46     54     64     74     80     83
20 FT WIND......NE 3   NE 3   NE 3   NE 3   NE 3   NE 3
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....5400   1900   200    200    200    200
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 3   NE 5   NE 5   NE 6   NE 7   NE 8

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3000-4700 FT AGL
                    THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN INCREASING TO 4000-5300
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 2700 FT
                    AGL IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 8 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 14
                    TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-38600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (32100-79600 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........11     11     10     9      8      8
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............48     57     66     71     74     73
RH..............86     62     45     38     33     34
20 FT WIND......NE 4   NE 5   NE 6   NE 7   NE 7   NE 6
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     15     15     10
MIX HGT (FT)....200    3000   4700   5300   5300   4000
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 8   NE 15  NE 20  NE 17  E 16   E 14

$$
FORECASTER...SHARP
REQUESTED BY...CHAD BLADOW
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.RABBI.01/LMK







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